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October 2020

The Resurgence of the American Chestnut: A Grassroots Effort to Save one of America’s Iconic Trees

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
New Canaan Library, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This program is co-sponsored by the New Canaan Land Trust and New Canaan Library. Please register on the Library’s event page (link coming soon). The American chestnut was once the dominant tree in our forests. A century ago, it was eradicated from the landscape by a fungal blight and declared functionally extinct. Learn the story of the American chestnut and the efforts to bring this iconic tree back to the eastern woodlands with Jack Swatt, CT Chapter President of the…

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